Box Office: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Stalls Overseas With $29 Million
“Terminator: Dark Fate” faced another rocky weekend in theaters as the sixth entry in the sci-fi saga scraped together $29.9 million from 53 international markets.Though the film is nearing the $200 million mark globally (worldwide ticket sales are currently at $199.4 million), “Dark Fate” still stands to be a major money loser for Paramount, Skydance and Disney, the studios backing the big-budget tentpole.
Box office experts say the film needs to earn around $450 million to break even and could cost the studios over $100 million in theatrical losses.“Terminator: Dark Fate” is now open in 99% of international territories..
The movie debuted in Japan this weekend with $6 million, as well as Taiwan with $1.4 million.
China, where Tencent is rolling out the movie, is leading the way with $45 million in receipts after 10 days in theaters.
Other top territories include Korea with $14.9 million and the United Kingdom with $8.3 million.Rolland Emmerich’s World War II epic “Midway
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